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Purvottanasana

Purvottanasana ia an arm balance Asana that strengthens and streches the whole body. It is also called as Upward Plank Pose.

How To Do

  • Sit in Staff pose Bend your knees and place your feet on the floor, big toes turned inward, heels at least a foot away from your buttocks.
  • Exhale and move upward by pressing feet and hands against the floor move your whole body parallel to the floor.
  • Straighten your legs one at a time. Lift your hips still higher without hardening your buttocks.
  • Without compressing the back of your neck, slowly drop your head back.
  • Hold for 30 seconds, then sit back down in Dandasana with an exhale.

Benefits of Purvottanasana

  • Strengthens the wrists, arms, and abdomen
  • Stretches the shoulders, chest, and front ankles

Body Focus-Wrists

Type Of Yoga Poses